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Cuba Suggests in Geneva Collaboration on Biosecurity

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Cuba suggested at disposal of the States Parties to the Biological Weapons Convention its assistance and cooperation on biosecurity matter and the implementation of the regulations of that treaty. Addressing an experts’ meeting in this city, Cuban representative Juan Antonio Quintanilla stated that the island organizes courses and workshops every year on different questions related to that subject.

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Cuban Legislators to Be Informed on Agencies” Management

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Cuban legislators will receive today the reports from three State main agencies, and learn the work carried out by two of 12 permanent working commissions. As part of activities prior to the 9th Period of Session of the Seventh Legislature of the Parliament, to be held on July 23, the Central Bank of Cuba, the Ministry of Higher Education, and the National Institute of Hydraulic Resources, will inform the parliament about their management.

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Graduates from the LatAm Medicine School Meet in Cuba

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About 600 graduates from 25 countries of the Latin American Medical School (ELAM) begin today four days of discussions on the impact of their nursing care in communities and to strengthen ties with Cuba. The II International Meeting of Graduates 2012 will also promote scientific discussion, teaching and research in the project founded in 1999 by the leader of the Cuban Revolution Fidel Castro.

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Cuban Film to Open Cinema Festival in Dominican Republic

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Santo Domingo, Jul 16 (Prensa Latina) Cuban film Habanastation will open the 7th International Children´s Cinema Festival in the Dominican Republic, to be held from July 18 to 25. The festival, with venue in this capital and Santiago de los Caballeros City, will show more than 20 films, and nine of them will vie for the prize to the best film.

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Video Supporting Cuban 5 Released in USA

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The International Committee to Free the Five Cuban anti-terrorist fighters unjustly held in the United States screened a new video on social networking sites in solidarity with them. This is the eighth video of this kind produced by the International Committee placed at the YouTube website, with the objective of reaching varied audiences, said the

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Made in China: Politician wants US Olympic uniforms burned

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The Chinese-made uniform for the American Olympic team must be burned, suggests the leader of the Democratic majority in the U.S. Senate, Harry Reid. ­“I think the Olympic Committee should be ashamed of themselves,” Reid said in a statement on YouTube. “I think they should be embarrassed. I think they should take all the uniforms

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U.S.A Reaffirms Blockade Policy against Cuba

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The U.S. government reaffirmed its blockade policy against Cuba by imposing a fine on a company in this country for doing business with the Caribbean island. The Office of Foreign Assets Control of the Treasury Department (OFAC) forced the company Great Western Malting Co. to pay 1 347 750 USD for allowing the sale of barley

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June’s Rains Improve Water Supply at Cuban Dams

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Heavy rains in May, June and the first days of July helped fill water dams in Cuba to 67 percent of their total capacity, a television news program reported today. Over six million cubic meters of water, of close to 9,200 million possible, have been stored. According to a report from the Buenos Dias news

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Cuba Announces Baseball Team to Holland

Víctor Mesa (C), director técnico de los cubanos, saluda al equipo estadounidense, al concluir el quinto juego del tope amistoso entre el equipo universitario de Estados Unidos y el equipo Cuba de béisbol, en el estadio Latinoamericano, en La Habana, el 9 de julio de 2012. AIN FOTO/Marcelino VAZQUEZ HERNANDEZ/ypp

The Cuban Baseball Federation (FCB) announced the national team to represent Cuba to the Baseball Week in Haarlem, Holland from July 13 to 22. FCB said the Cuban team includes 24 players, with a standard of age of 26 years, and was comprised by two catchers, six infielders, six outfielders and 10 pitchers. Cuba will

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Cuban Hurdler O´Farrill Wins with Record in the Junior Category

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Cuban athlete Yordan O´Farrill got the first place in the junior championship in Madrid today, with a record for the 100 hurdle meter race for men with 13.18 seconds. O´Farrill beat Australian Nicholas Hough and French Wilbern Belocian to win the first place in one of the fastest and exciting races in the event. at